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Ross Bert Clark, II

lawyer

Ross Bert Clark, II, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1961, United States District Court (western district) Tennessee 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Mississippi 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) Arkansas 1996, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1962.

Background

II, Ross Bert Clark, was born on December 23, 1932 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Ross Bert and Pauline Frances (Wilkinson) C.

Education

Bachelor in History, University of the South, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Tennessee, 1960.

Career

Law clerk to presiding judge The United States of America District Court (western district) Tennessee, Memphis, 1961-1962. Associate Rupert & Ewing, 1962-1964, Laughlin, Watson, Garthright & Halle, Memphis, 1964-1968. Partner Laughlin, Halle, Clark, Gibson, McBride, 1968-1984, McKnight, Hudson, Lewis, Henderson & Clark, Memphis, 1985-1991, Apperson, Crump, Duzane & Maxwell, Memphis, 1991-1996, Armstrong Allen Professional Limited Liability Company, Memphis, since 1996.

Instructor medical and dental jurisprudence University Tennessee, Memphis, l963-72. Assistant city attorney City of Memphis, l972-78.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee 1961, United States District Court (western district) Tennessee 1961, United States District Court (northern district) Mississippi 1981, United States District Court (eastern district) Arkansas 1996, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1962.

Membership

Tennessee commissioner National Conference Commissioners on Uniform Laws, since 1998. Chairman board directors Memphis Heart Association, 1971—1972. Member advisory council University Tennessee Law School, 1983—1990, chairman advisory council, 1986—1988.

Trustee University of the South, 1992—1995, 1998—2004. Fellow: Tennessee Bar Foundation (trustee 1989-1998, chairman 1996-1997), American Bar Foundation. Member: Memphis Bar Association (treasurer 1981, secretary 1982, vice president 1983, president 1984), Tennessee Bar Association (house of deals 1986-1988, board governors 1988-1994), Tennessee Supreme Court History Society (board director since 2002, president 2004-2005), Rotary (secretary 1988, board director 1988-1990, since 2002, Paul Harris fellow 2002).

Connections

Married Madge Logan, December 27, 1959. 1 stepchild, George W. Johnson III.

father:
Ross Bert C.

mother:
Pauline Frances (Wilkinson) C.

spouse:
Madge Logan